Moonlight Curator Tour

Upcoming Date and Time(s):
Jul 9, 2024, 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Jul 10, 2024, 7:00pm — 9:00pm

Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Cost: $125 | $100 for Members

Back by popular demand!

For two nights only, join us for a very special tour led by Phil Archer, Betsy Main Babcock Deputy Director of Education at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, as we travel back to the fateful night of July 6, 1932 when Smith Reynolds was shot on the Reynolda estate. Earlier that evening, Smith, Libby, and their friends gathered at the boathouse on Lake Katharine for an intimate birthday celebration complete with BBQ and moonshine. How did this revelry end in tragedy?

This immersive tour developed from historical records begins at the boathouse and follows Smith’s path back to the bungalow. Enjoy specialty cocktails and the taste of BBQ while the sounds of cicadas and Jelly Roll Morton hang in the air as twilight meets the darkness of night.

This tour is for ages 21+ and includes walking on inclines, natural terrain, and up and down steps.

Please contact Emily Baker at or (336)758-5457 with any questions.

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